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As Chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food.

Sodexo is seeking a Culinary leader as Executive Chef 1 at a new potential K-12 schools account for Teton County School District, in Jackson, WY. Teton County School District is a district of 10 schools and 2,800 students, and aims to continually promote student well-being and academic achievement by supporting quality nutrition and physical activity as part of the learning environment.

Are You the One? The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
  • Interaction w/staff - training, recipes, presentation, further develop culinary skills;
  • remotely working with other regional chefs - improving recipes - locally;
  • work with DIetitians to meet USDA compliance, and with other regional chefs to move menus to fresh/local/sustainable offerings;
  • set up Focus groups at all grade levels - get student feedback on what they like to see, and educating them on the importance of nutrition;
  • host Kids can cook - action stations;
  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

Is this Opportunity Right for You? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Why Sodexo?

Are you seeking Work Life Balance opportunity that goes with the school calendar flow? Mostly Monday - Friday - rare evenings or weekends? Are you seeking ongoing career growth opportunity from a global company? Then you should consider this opportunity! APPLY TODAY!

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Campus, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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